Governmental Practice Group

Joel has brought a great depth of experience in auditing governmental entities, subject to Government Auditing Standards and State Single Audit requirements to the firm.  Municipalities, counties and special districts rely on him to help them resolve issues, stay compliant and achieve their goals.

A shareholder and member of  MSL’s Governmental Practice Group, Joel has over 20 years of experience in accounting and auditing and has provided professional services to numerous municipalities, counties, and special districts. He has performed audits on over 40 governmental entities subject to Government Auditing Standards and Federal and State Single Audit requirements. 

Joel works directly with clients’ management teams to develop strong relationships, resolve issues arising during audits, and ensure that engagements are performed in accordance with applicable professional standards and in a manner that is consistent with the clients’ goals.

Joel’s previous experience includes work as an audit director for a CPA firm in Virginia, where he managed numerous audits of Virginia local governmental agencies and municipalities. Joel has facilitated and conducted training sessions for FSFOA, FICPA, Florida Audit Form, and at various MSL training events. These sessions have included training on auditing standards, Single Audit, and GASB pronouncements.


  • Eastern University


  • Certified Public Accountant, Licensed in Florida


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Government Finance Officers Association 
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners